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Urgent recall of Romper & Co children’s toy products over fear of suffocation

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Romper & Co wooden toy maracas have been recalled for safety reasons

A line of toddler products, sold by the same baby brand in several Australian stores and online, has been recalled over fears they could cause suffocation, suffocation or death in children.

Product Safety Australia (PSA) has recalled several Romper & Co children’s toys after finding that they did not meet the current mandatory standard for toys for children aged 36 months and under.

Romper & Co wooden toy maracas have been recalled for safety reasons

PSA warns that the toys in question pose a “risk of choking, suffocation or death to young children if small or dislodged parts are placed in their mouths.”

Parents are urged to check their children’s toy boxes for these products, and are advised to stop using them immediately and keep them out of their children’s reach.

“Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase or contact Romper & Co to arrange a refund,” the recall notice reads.

Romper & Co's 360 teether is another product recalled due to the risk of choking, suffocation or death to young children.

Romper & Co’s 360 teether is another product recalled due to the risk of choking, suffocation or death to young children.

The dangerous products marketed between December 20, 2020 and February 25, 2024 are:

  • a silicone and wood circular teether and sensory toy (known as a ‘360 teether’);
  • an acorn-shaped rattan rattle, containing a bell (‘acorn rattan rattle’);
  • a wooden bar rattle with 3 wooden rings around the wooden stick (‘wooden bar rattle’);
  • musical shakers and egg-shaped wooden sensory toys (“shaker eggs”); and
  • Wooden maraca musical instruments (‘wooden toy maracas’).
An acorn-shaped rattan rattle, which contains a bell, is another of the recalled products

An acorn-shaped rattan rattle, which contains a bell, is another of the recalled products

Included are wooden egg-shaped musical shakers and sensory toys ('shaker eggs').

Included are wooden egg-shaped musical shakers and sensory toys (‘shaker eggs’).

Parents should keep the wooden rattle out of children's reach.

Parents should keep the wooden rattle out of children’s reach.

In addition to Romper & Co, merchants who sold the products include Broome Thyme, Campus & Co, Charleston Trading, Eclectic Broken Hill, Hey There Tallulah, I em clothing, Kinfolk Collective, Lake Kids Boutique, Little Fawn & Co, Little GC, Little Loves & You, Logan & Roo, Lou + Mae, Mordialloc Florist, Olli Loves, Salt Bush & Surf Sohl store and The Little Toy Shop.

Separate recall notices have been issued for other Romper & Co products, including a children’s two-piece bamboo cotton pajama set, which was sold between December 9, 2022 and October 26, 2023.

Parents are advised to prevent their children from wearing the pajamas, available in blue, white, beige and pink, because they do not meet the requirements of the mandatory safety standard for children’s sleepwear.

“The product does not have the correct fire hazard label” and there is a “risk of severe burns if the affected sleepwear is exposed to a heat source or flame,” the PSA recall notice states.

Romper & Co children's bamboo pajama set recalled

Romper & Co children’s bamboo pajama set recalled

The brand’s children’s sunglasses have also been recalled for not meeting the mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion glasses.

The sunglasses do not have the required UV label and there is a risk of serious eye damage or vision problems if consumers use the sunglasses incorrectly due to the lack of the label.

information” because “consumers may not be aware of the level of protection that sunglasses offer,” the PSA recall notice says.

The recall applies to ‘Teddy Matte’ (in pink, taupe, beige and sky blue) and ‘Vogue’ (in black, taupe, white, pink and green) sunglasses sold between February 10, 2021 and May 4, 2024.

Consumers are advised to stop wearing sunglasses and pajamas and return them or contact Romper & Co to have the fire warning or UV label applied or for a refund.

The brand's children's sunglasses have also been recalled for not meeting the mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion glasses.

The brand’s children’s sunglasses have also been recalled for not meeting the mandatory standard for sunglasses and fashion glasses.

Parents are also urged to keep Romper & Co’s fingerless gloves, which have an animal face design with eyes attached, away from children, due to the risk of suffocation, suffocation or death if the eyes become detached. of the gloves.

The mittens were sold between June 2, 2022 and March 9, 2024.

There is concern that the animal's eyes could become detached from the Romper & Co. fingerless gloves.

There is concern that the animal’s eyes could become detached from the Romper & Co. fingerless gloves.

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